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Glastonbury 2015 Line Up Revealed

The (almost) complete line-up for this year’s Glastonbury has been revealed by the festival’s organisers – except for the third and final headliner on the Sunday night.The likes of Florence + The Machine, Pharrell Williams...

Glastonbury Organisers Back Kanye West

The Stronger hitmaker's place on the bill for the 2015 event has divided fans, and more than 125,000 have added their signatures to a petition urging festival bosses to drop the rapper in...

Rapper Stormzy Defends Kanye's Glastonbury Booking

West was revealed as the Saturday night headliner at Glastonbury on Monday (16Mar15), prompting many festival regulars and others to protest the booking. One person opposed to the idea of West performing...

Online Petition To Cancel Kanye West's Glastonbury Performance Proves Surprisingly Popular

Love him or hate him – and it really is one or the other, it seems – Kanye West at Glastonbury story has certainly got people talking about him more than ever before. While some...

Kanye West Facing Protest Petition Over Glastonbury Slot

The Stronger hitmaker is to headline the iconic Pyramid stage in the festival's coveted Saturday night slot on 27 June (15), and the news caused a storm on social media after it was...

Kanye West Announced As Headliner For Glastonbury 2015

Kanye West will headline the Glastonbury Festival 2015, taking to the Pyramid Stage on Saturday night. The hip-hop megastar joins rockers Foo Fighters, who were previously announced for Friday. AC/DC, Noel Gallagher and Taylor Swift...

Kanye West To Headline Saturday Night At Glastonbury

Kanye West has been unveiled as the second headline act for Glastonbury 2015. The controversial hip-hop artist will top the bill on the Pyramid Stage on Saturday night, joining Friday’s headliners Foo Fighters. The third...

Foo Fighters Confirmed For Glastonbury 2015, Adele In Talks

US rockers Foo Fighters have self-confirmed to play Glastonbury this year after being named best international band at the NME awards on Wednesday night. Frontman Dave Grohl revealed the news in a video message recorded...

Lionel Richie To Headline Glastonbury Music Festival 2015

At 65-years-old Lionel Richie will make his Glastonbury Festival debut as he has been confirmed as the headline act in the coveted Sunday evening slot in June 2015, which is always reserved for music's biggest...

Glastonbury Rumours: Fleetwood Mac Say No, Foo Fighters Say Maybe

Glastonbury speculation time! Two bits of news have emerged in the last 24 hours that have changed the minds of opinion-formers as to who will be headlining the 2015 edition of the wildly popular British...

Glastonbury Boss Rules Out Queen And Fleetwood Mac As 2015 Headliners

Glastonbury boss Michael Eavis has thrown next year's (15) festival wide open by sensationally revealing Fleetwood Mac and Queen will not be headlining.The two veteran rock acts were strongly rumoured to have been booked as...

Could Diana Ross Play At Glastonbury 2015?

Diana Ross is reportedly in talks with the organisers of Glastonbury festival to perform there next year. If confirmed, she’ll be playing the famous ‘legends slot’ on Sunday afternoon on the Pyramid Stage.Could Diana Ross...

Dolly Parton's Glastonbury Dog & 5 Other Celebrity Acts Of Kindness

Dolly Parton has offered to take the dog found at the Glastonbury Festival home with her. Dolly the Dog, named after Parton who was headlining at the festival, was discovered abandoned during the clean-up operation.Dolly...

Dolly Parton Goes To Glastonbury, Gets A Tonne Of New Fans And Maybe Even A Dog

When "sweet natured, older lady" Dolly was discovered at the Glastonbury Festival (28th-29th June), hidden in a small tent with little food and no water, we all assumed something had gone horribly wrong for the...

Q.1) Did Dolly Parton Mime At Glastonbury? Q.2) Should We Care?

Dolly Parton has been hit with accusations that she mimed songs during her Glastonbury Festival performance last weekend. The 68 year-old country and western star topped off her recent UK tour to promote her new...

10 Things You Didn't Know About Dolly Parton

This Sunday, (June 29th) country legend Dolly Parton will be making her Glastonbury debut at the festival’s iconic Pyramid stage. The 68 year old singer has had one of the longest careers in music, but...

The 14 Best Beards At The Glastonbury Festival [Pictures]

Thousands of Glastonbury Festival revellers turned out to watch the Kaiser Chiefs launch the first full day of music at the event, on the Other Stage early on Friday morning. "Glastonbury sing along if you...

Could Prince Still Play Glastonbury?

Festival goers could still party like its 1999 this weekend, as rumours that Prince could still appear at Glastonbury continue to surface. As we previously reported, it was revealed this week that negotiations to book...

Glastonbury Festival Goers Told To "Prepare For Rape" By Bbc

Glastonbury Festival goers were warned to "prepare for rape" by a subtitle blunder during the weather report on BBC News at Ten. The weatherman told the audience to "prepare for rain" but the caption instead...

Festivalgoers Should Embrace The Rain As Glastonbury Weather Forecast Is Grim

With the Glastonbury 2014 weather forecast predicating a rain-soaked festival, ticketholders should stock up on towels, pack those wellys and embrace what is sure to be a muddy ol’ time. It probably won't be this...

Glastonbury Weather 2014: It's Going To Rain. Loads.

Glastonbury festivalgoers are famously robust whatever the weather, packing willies, umbrellas and waterproof ponchos to ensure their heads don’t drop should the heaven decide to open. It Could Be A Muddy Glastonbury Festival. Photo: Getty...

10 Acts You Had No Idea Were Playing Glastonbury

Part of Glastonbury’s enduring reputation is its propensity for composing a line-up that is extensive that a wealth of acts will pass by unnoticed. We’ve sieved through the thousands of acts who will be making...

Michael Eavis Reveals Reason Why Prince Pulled Out Of Glastonbury 2014

Glastonbury festival organiser Michael Eavis has revealed that Prince pulled out of playing this year’s event because of “social media chit-chat”. Prince had agreed to play the historic festival but became angered when the planned...

5 Things You Can Do With Free Wifi At Glastonbury 2014

Glastonbury revellers will be able to enjoy free wifi this year thanks to a heard of special cows dotted around the festival. The EE cattle won’t be hard to spot. Artist Hank Kruger decorated them...

Billy Bragg Likens Kasabian's Swagger To Spinal Tap's Satire

Kasabian were the subject of derision when they chose to divulge the lyrics, "Horsemeat in the burgers, people commit murders, everyone’s on bugle, we’re being watched by Google" early. They eventually revised those lyrics for...

Should Metallica Be Removed From Glastonbury Headline Slot?

Over 14,000 people have signed an online petition to have Metallica removed from this year’s Glastonbury line up. But why? Is the idea of ‘Enter Sandman’ ringing out across the festival fields really just too...

Glastonbury Festival: Just Give Us The Wellies And "We're There" - Fleetwood Mac

Fleetwood Mac is not making their long-awaited Glastonbury debut this year – the full line up has been announced, the posters have been made. Forget about it. But that doesn’t mean the legendary band won’t...

Say Your Prayers! Enter Metallica For Glastonbury Festival

Pack up your hemp baskets and herbal healing tents and swap 'em for some New Rock boots and a devil's horns salute: Metallica have been announced to headline Glastonbury Festival 2014. The US heavy metal...

Metallica: Glastonbury Was A 'No-brainer'

Metallica say deciding to headline Glastonbury was a ''no-brainer''.The heavy metal band have been confirmed as the third and final festival headliner, joining Kasabian and Arcade Fire on Worthy Farm's Pyramid Stage, and claim they...

Metallica To Headline Glastonbury

Metallica are to headline Glastonbury festival.The 'Enter Sandman' hitmakers are set to be announced as topping the bill at Worthy Farm, Somerset, South West England on the second night of the iconic music event this...

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